Archive for 1997

CUNY Offers New Free East Harlem Small Business Development Program

February 10, 1997 | The University

The City University of New York will again offer its free East Harlem Small Business Development Program, beginning February 24th.

Charles Evans Inniss, Trustee of The City University of New York

February 7, 1997 | The University

Charles Evans Inniss, 61, a Trustee of The City University of New York since his appointment by the Governor in 1992, and a retired Vice President of Urban Affairs of Brooklyn Union, died on January 30 after a long illness.

CUNY Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds Testifies on State Executive Budget

January 29, 1997 | The University

Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds testified before the Fiscal Committees of the New York State Legislature today that proposed cuts in State aid for The City University of New York, coupled with a recommended $400 tuition increase and cutbacks planned for the State’s Tuition Assistance Program TAP), could result in as many as 12,000 students not being able to continue their studies at CUNY.

Prominent Alumni Urge New Yorkers to Consider CUNY

January 14, 1997 | The University

A dozen prominent graduates of the colleges of The City University of New York are encouraging prospective students to attend CUNY in a series of public service announcements airing from now through April. The alumni range from top business executives and educators to an opera singer, an actor, authors and an astronaut.

CUNY Campuses Participate in Financial Aid Awareness Month

January 3, 1997 | The University

The City University of New York is participating in New York State’s “Financial Aid Awareness Month” throughout January. Financial aid officers on all 20 CUNY campuses are prepared to provide information for prospective college students and their parents. January is the month when students should begin applying for federal, state and campus-based financial aid for the 1997-98 academic year.